Image:World methodist council 9058.JPG|right|thumb|World Methodist Council headquarters at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, containing a museum of Methodism and a small park, the Susannah Wesley Herb Garden
The '''World Methodist Council''', founded in 1881, is a consultative body and association of churches in the Methodism|Methodist
tradition. It comprises 80 member denominations in 133 countries which together represent about 80.5 million people.
[ http://worldmethodistcouncil.org/about/member-churches/ ]
Affiliated organizations are the World Fellowship of Methodist and Uniting Churches, the Oxford-Institute of Methodist Theological Studies, the World Methodist Historical Society, World Council of Confederation of Methodist Youth, the World Council of Methodist Men, World Methodist Council of Teens, the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women and The General Commission on Archives and History.